Foundation and Abutment Treatment for High Embankment Dams on Rock

Committee on Embankment Dams and Slopes of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, ASCE

Serial Information: Issue 10, Pg. 1115-1128

Document Type: Journal Paper


The general review is presented of current and past practice with regard to foundation and abutment treatment for high embankment dams on rock. Additional data is available in Symposium papers published in the October 1972 issue of the Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division for detailed descriptions of the procedures followed by various engineering organizations on particular projects.

Subject Headings: Dam foundations | Earthfill dams | Soil mechanics | Soil treatment | Computing in civil engineering | Engineering mechanics | Business organizations | Rocks

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